Hand to Hand
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
bronze , steel - stainless , glass
JOHNSON , DUFY
Detail view. Text of the poem. Located off Sheldon Row, on the footpath by the River Don - the start of the Five Weirs Walk. Description: A cross-shaped sculpture to 'house' a poem by Carol Ann Duffy. The mild steel cross encloses a cast bronze surface facing the river. This is composed of the hand-written poem surrounded by grasses and pieces of cutlery and tools with relevance to Sheffield industries. There is a small child's hand cast in glass visible on both faces of the piece. Commission: Percent for Art Project for the River Don Bridge, in association with Planning, Transport and Highways, Sheffield City Council.
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DUFFY, Carol Ann
British - Scottish.
Public art -- England -- Sheffield
Poetry -- In art
Public sculpture -- England -- Sheffield